|Date of birth||Medal tally|
|26 July 1969||11 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze|
Tanni Grey-Thompson is among the most successful Paralympians of all time, collecting 16 medals in a Games career that lasted for 16 years.
She began her Games career at Seoul 1988, where she won a bronze medal in her 400m category. Four years later she established herself as a major international Paralympic athlete when she won four golds in her category at Barcelona 1992, as well as a silver in the TW3-4 4x100m Relay.
Over the next two Games Grey-Thompson won a total of five gold and 3 silvers, before she signed off in style at Athens 2004, winning golds in the T53 100m and T53 400m.
In 2005 she was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, a reward for her contribution to disability sport.